Deakin & Bailey


Location and period of operation:

Deakin & Bailey

Lane End


Nov 1832


Earthenware manufacturer at Greendock and at the Waterloo Works, Lane End, Stoke-on-Trent
  • The partners were James Deakin and John Bailey. 

  • The partnership was dissolved in December 1832 and the business was continued by James Deakin as Deakin & Son 


Previously: Batkin, Dale & Deakin

Subsequently: Deakin & Son


Deakin & Bailey, 
Waterloo Factory, Lane End 

Pigot & Co Commercial Directory 1828-9



The London Gazette 8 January 1833

notice of the dissolution of the partnership 
between James Deakin & John Bailey


punch bowl - Imperial Faience

Faience is the name for tin-glazed earthenware

this shape bowl was continued by
Deakin & Co



Jug - Imperial Faience



plate in the Villa Scenery pattern 


fruit/chestnut dish in the Villa Crusaders pattern 



Marks used on ware for identification:

Deakin & Bailey

D & B

Deakin & Bailey

the mark incorporates the Royal Arms


Imperial Faience
D & B


D & B

'Villa Scenery' is the pattern name 


Deakin & Bailey

'Crusaders' is the pattern name 



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